Dassault Systèmes, a global provider of 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up (DMU), and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, announced during its recent annual North American forum (the former Dassault Systèmes Customer Conference has been renamed the 3DEXPERIENCE Forum) the launch of a new industry solution experience for aerospace and defense (A&D) companies called “Winning Program.” A&D companies will be able to configure the right concept for their customers and know from the earliest stages that they can deliver it on budget and on time.
Driven by aggressive targets for better product performance, lower costs, and shorter development time, companies in the A&D industry are under increasing pressure to deliver proposals or offers with demanding initial commitments. A winning program is one that meets all defined requirements, performs on budget and on schedule, and identifies and effectively manages all potential risks. Historically, this has been a challenge for most companies because they lacked tools that could enable them to efficiently capture and reuse intellectual property across programs, quickly explore alternative designs to find the best one, and digitally simulate the impact of decisions on the program throughout its life cycle.
Simply speaking, the “Winning Program” 3DEXPERIENCE solution is for A&D contractors to help them manage programs, especially when they need to deal with configuration and proposals for their customers. It is a well-known fact that the sooner any issue is discovered in the product’s life cycle, the less it will affect and cost the downstream operations, as demonstrated in this video.
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